| Jun 25, 2013
| 5:45 PM
For Mark Keys, the pen is mightier than the scalpel.
Thirty-four surgeries on his back and legs, coupled with a host of other ailments, have left the onetime boat rigger unable to work and largely homebound since 1991.
His physical problems have led...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 7:49 AM
Michael Jordan, today you are 50.
Now, please, Michael Jordan — please call Wilfred Santiago.
Wilfred Santiago lives in Skokie, and when I asked him if he would contact you, he paused for several seconds then said, startled, as...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 1:56 PM
Northwestern's Gator Bowl preparation included a Monday night trip to Dave & Busters, a Tuesday visit to the United Center for Celtics-Bulls and a Thursday stop at Pinstripes for bowling, bocce and team bonding.
“Our bowl week here is unique and...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 4:51 AM
Convicted pedophile Jerry Sandusky may face up to life in prison when he is sentenced Tuesday morning for sexually abusing 10 boys over a 15-year period.
And while some of his victims and Sandusky himself are expected to address the judge during the...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 8:14 AM
BELLEFONTE, Penn. -- Former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky will likely spend the rest of his life in prison, after a judge handed down a prison sentence Tuesday for his convictions on child sexual abuse charges.
Judge John Cleland said Sandusky...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 7:29 AM
After spending years of his life sexually abusing boys entrusted into his care, and recent years denying it, Jerry Sandusky is likely to spend the rest of his life in jail. A judge sentenced the 68-year-old former Penn State assistant football coach...
| Apr 1, 2013
In 1972, Jim Reynolds was less than two months shy of graduating from Chicago Vocational High School, with plans of becoming a television repairman.
Raised in Englewood on the city's South Side, he had been studying the trade for two years when his...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 8:12 AM
In a recording played on NBC's "Today" show on Monday, Jerry Sandusky said that Mike McQueary misinterpreted him showering with a young boy in Penn State football team facilities in 2001.
Sandusky told documentary filmmaker John Ziegler that he does not...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 12:29 PM
Convicted child sex abuser Jerry Sandusky has been transferred to the state prison in Greene County. Department of Corrections officials say Sandusky was transferred today from SCI Camp Hill to the State Correctional Institution at Greene to serve his 30...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Former Penn State President Graham Spanier has been charged for the first time in the Jerry Sandusky child rape scandal at the university, including counts of obstruction of justice, perjury, conspiracy, endangering the welfare of children and failure...
| Aug 26, 2012
26th year (209-98-2 at Tech; 251-121-4 overall in coaching career)
Since the start of last season, a lot of things have changed in connection to Beamer's coaching career. After late Penn State coach Joe Paterno was dismissed from...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 8:12 PM
(Reuters) - A victim of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky filed a lawsuit against Penn State late on Friday, saying the university deliberately concealed and misrepresented his serial sexual abuse of young boys.
The lawsuit was...